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Mark Farner and band to kick-off 50th anniversary tour

FLINT — Mark Farner’s American Band will officially kick off his 50th Anniversary tour in his hometown, at the famous Capitol Theatre. Farner, a Lapeer-native, is one of the founding members, lead singer, lead guitarist, and wrote more than 90 percent of the Grand Funk music catalog. He has always been known as the energetic driving force on stage, the […]

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Genesee County Relay for Life to hold kickoff Feb. 25 FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Relay for Life will hold its kickoff event Feb. 25, 6-7:30 p.m., at Flint Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd. The event is open to the public. Details: Email Deborah.Pavone@cancer.org or visit www.relayforlife.org/geneseecountymi. Also, save the date for this year’s Relay […]

Share Art Genesee 2019 Community Arts grant program seeking proposals

FLINT — Greater Flint Arts Council (GFAC) is pleased to announce the 2019 Share Art Genesee Community Arts Grant Program. GFAC will be making grants to established nonprofit and governmental arts and cultural institutions. The Share Art Genesee Program was established to provide grants to build the capacity of local arts organizations in reaching their potential in transforming our communities […]

Gift of Life events at Mott Community College

FLINT — Mott Bears have Heart took place on Feb. 14 at the Mott Event Center at Mott Community College. The event, which took place on National Donor Day, gave students, staff and community members the opportunity to ask questions about donation, join the state’s organ and tissue registry and hear personal stories from transplant recipients. Participants also had the […]

Local advocates for children honored



GRAND BLANC — The 24th annual Children’s Champion Awards was held last week, and honored adults and students who volunteer their time to help children who deal with very difficult circumstances. Voices for Children Advocacy Center is the merger of Weiss Child Advocacy Center and Priority Children. In partnership with the United Way of Genesee County and many corporate sponsors, […]

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Say YES to the Dress, Again! FLINT — Help support children and families in Genesee County as Little Lamb’s Compassionate Ministry Center hosts “Say YES to the Dress, Again!” Feb. 16 from 7 – 11 p.m. at the Flint Farmers’ Market. 300 East 1st Street. A girl’s night out like no other. Unpack your wedding gown (or favorite bridesmaid dress […]

Flint Recovery Arts & Music Show 2019



FLINT — The 4th annual Flint Recovery Arts & Music show — coinciding with the Flint Art Walk will be held March 8, at the Flint Masonic Temple, 755 Saginaw St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with performances from 7-10 p.m. This is an all ages event and we are still looking for artists to display their work. Live musical […]

Spring into 2019 with music, dance and a wonderful classic story

FLINT — Young People’s Ballet Theatre, a non-profit youth ballet company in its’ 31st year, will perform the ballet “A Little Princess”, Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 28-March 3. A special discounted rate will be offered at our Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening performances for groups of Children and Senior Citizens. All performances are open to the public with advanced ticket […]

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UM-Flint Ice Rink Open Skate FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint hosts an open ice skate Feb. 1 (and multiple other dates/ times) at 5 p.m. at the downtown rink located at 303 E. Kearsley St. (401 Mill St. for mapping). Dates run through March 3. Skate rental $3 (located inside Saginaw Room, UPAV) or bring your own skates. NO […]

Fourth Annual Chrome and Ice show bigger, more spectacluar

GENESEE COUNTY — Back to the Bricks and GM are proud to announce the upcoming fourth annual winter indoor car show, Chrome & Ice, which is set for February 8, 9 and 10 at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Burton. The 2019 Chrome & Ice event, brought to you by Dort Federal Credit Union, will be larger […]


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